Fall River District Chief Given Probation After Wild Ride on I-195
Ambrose Smith, a District Fire Chief in Fall River, is back on the job following his arrest in January.
Smith was arrested on January 11 after leading State Police on an early morning high-speed chase on I-195 while driving a truck with no tires on three of its wheels.
He was charged with operating while under the influence of liquor and reckless operation of a motor vehicle.
According to the Herald News, during a rescheduled hearing on January 16, Smith entered a no-contest plea, meaning he did not admit to allegations made against him.
He was sentenced to one year of probation and had his license suspended for 45 days.
Fire Chief John Lynch confirmed that Smith had returned to work. He said Smith obtained a hardship drivers license that allows him to work.